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Modern and contemporary artists and art - Ian Davis
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â€śBody & Paintâ€ť at David Kordansky Gallery is Amy Bessoneâ€™s first solo show in the U.S., and her four large-scale paintings are, well, super weird. Put simply, Bessone paints small female figurines found in auction catalogues and blows them up on a large canvas with a cloudy backdrop reminiscent of cheap 1980s studio portraits or school pictures.
Amy BessoneThatâ€™s when it gets interesting.â€ť And so at Frieze, one of the things that gives them pleasure is seeing work by younger L.A. artists â€” Aaron Curry, Amy Bessone, Lara Schnitger, Matthew Monahan.